Overland Park

July 31, 2018 - 8:44 pm
Shamrock Trading Corp. has announced a proposed expansion at its Overland Park facility that it says will create more than 1,000 jobs. Gov. Jeff Colyer's office says in a news release that these are high-quality jobs with an average salary of $56,000. The company recently announced the purchase of...
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July 28, 2018 - 4:47 pm
A second Overland Park teenager has been charged with firing a flare gun into several occupied apartments earlier this year. 18-year-old Luis Fernando Samano was charged Friday with four counts of felony aggravated arson and one misdemeanor theft charge. His bond was set at $500,000. Police say...
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July 26, 2018 - 6:57 pm
Authorities say three suburban Kansas City police officers have resigned and more than 200 traffic tickets dismissed after an internal investigation into false seat belt citations. Overland Park, Kansas, police Chief Frank Donchez Jr. says the officers overlooked traffic violations like speeding...
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July 13, 2018 - 9:24 pm
The two leading Republican candidates for governor exchanged pointed criticisms during the last party-approved debate before the August primary. The Kansas City Star reports supporters of Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach repeatedly tried to shout down Gov. Jeff Colyer Thursday night when he...
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July 09, 2018 - 8:53 pm
A city in Kansas has received $107,000 from a family's insurance company after a boy, 5, accidentally knocked over a sculpture at a community center. Overland Park spokesman Sean Reilly says the city plans to send $99,000 to artist Bill Lyons, who created "Aphrodite di Kansas City." Reilly says...
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July 06, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Overland Park police say a man shot by officers during a confrontation at an apartment complex has died. Spokesman John Lacy said Charles Webb, 43, died Friday after being shot earlier in the day. No police were injured. Authorities were called to the apartment complex where a man and woman were...
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July 05, 2018 - 9:13 pm
A Kansas City man has been charged in a shooting near a Kansas elementary school that killed one man and left another critically injured. Anthony Grable, 32, was charged Thursday with premeditated first-degree murder and seven other counts. His bond was set at $1 million. The shooting occurred...
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July 03, 2018 - 8:42 pm
One of the two contract workers injured in a shooting outside a suburban Kansas City elementary school has died. Overland Park, Kansas, police spokesman John Lacey says the victim died Tuesday afternoon, several hours after he and a co-worker were shot at Sunrise Point Elementary School. The second...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:48 pm
A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for using pepper spray on suburban Kansas City police officers after they caught her shoplifting from a Victoria's Secret store. The Kansas City Star reports that Latrina Newsome, 40, pleaded no contest in May to aggravated battery and...
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July 03, 2018 - 10:03 am
A Mississippi woman has been sentenced to eight years in prison for using pepper spray on suburban Kansas City police officers after they caught her shoplifting from a Victoria's Secret store. The Kansas City Star reports that 40-year-old Latrina Newsome pleaded no contest in May to aggravated...
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